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A Balanced Viewpoint Towards Misfortune and Disaster (Edition no. 4/August 2015)

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Hurricane Sandy: An Investment Strategy Could Help the Federal Government Enhance National Resilience for Future Disasters

US Government Accountability Office

…State and local officials from the states affected by Hurricane Sandy GAO contacted reported that they were able to effectively leverage federal programs to enhance disaster resilience, but also experienced challenges that could result in missed opportunities. 136 more words

The Natural World

Red Cross Responds to Multiple Wildfires Throughout Northern California

SACRAMENTO, CA (July 31, 2015) The American Red Cross Gold Country Region has spent the last several days responding to multiple wildfires throughout Northern California.  683 more words

Trash: Challenge or opportunity?

Being an architecture lab focusing on environmental and sustainable practices, we decided to share our thoughts on the serious problems of waste management going on in Lebanon! 314 more words


Convectional Rain

The most habitual type
Of rainfall in the tropics
Is convectional rainfall.
Brief but intense,
Her epochal temperament
Is accompanied by
Warning signs –
Lightning and Thunder. 48 more words


​If Jews leave, Europe will face ‘economic disaster’, Jewish leader warns


European leaders should be quick in adopting real measures to counter anti-Semitism or witness Jews leave, taking away their money and businesses, says the President of the European Jewish Congress (ECJ). 402 more words

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